Signature Events

Jazz Thaw

Saturday, March 7
Sip, sizzle and swing during a jazz tour presented by Downtown Oak Park in partnership with 90.9 WDCB “Chicago’s Home for Jazz!”

Read More
Thursday Night Out

Thursday Night Out

Every Thursday Night from June 20–August 27 in Parking Lot 10 
Start your weekends early at Thursday Night Out! Purchase a dine-around booklet at the kiosk in Parking Lot 10 near North Blvd and Marion Street for $20 and enjoy an evening of dining al fresco, free outdoor entertainment and live music!

Read More

Uncork Illinois Wine Festival

Date & venue to be announced.

Raise a glass of Illinois wine and sample locally crafted gourmet goodies. Enjoy live jazz while strolling, shopping and dining in charming Downtown Oak Park.

Read More

Shop Outdoor Sale

July 11-14, 2019
End-of-season sales at select businesses! Local businesses join forces for Downtown Oak Park’s Shop Outdoor Sale on Thursday, July 11th 5PM-9PM; Friday, July 12th 10AM-8PM; Saturday, July 13th 10AM-7PM & Sunday, July 14th 12-5PM. (Individual business hours may vary.)

Read More

Art Dans la Rue

Tuesday, August 4
Immerse yourself in French culture for a day full of art, food, wine, music, demonstrations, and more in Downtown Oak Park!

Read More

MicroBrew Review

Saturday, August 17
Sample more than 200 craft beers from 70 Midwestern breweries, purchase food from local restaurateurs and groove to the sounds of local bands at this zero-waste event.

Read More


September 18 & 19
Celebrate fall at this free two-day music festival offering a premier lineup, seasonal food, microbrews, wine and Kids’ Root Beer Garden.


Read More

Shopper’s Reward

November 1
Shop Downtown Oak Park during the Holidays and get a Rebate Certificate. Nov. 1 through Dec. 25.

Read More

Winterfest & Cookie Walk

Saturday, December 5th from 3-6pm 

Participate in Downtown Oak Park’s annual Cookie Walk, catch a glimpse of Saint Nicholas and enjoy a variety of family-friendly performances.

Read More

Home for the Holidays

Saturday, December 19
Catch the old-fashioned holiday spirit and celebrate the season in Downtown Oak Park on Saturday, December 19th from 11am-3pm on Marion Street at Lake Street and North Boulevard.

Read More